I don't know if this video is legal or not, but here's a collection of excerpts from public domain United States television programming from 1951. I give a (lousy) introduction at the start. Some of these clips are very pleasant and charmingly dated, while others make it clear that there is a reason times have changed. Represented are clips of shows from CBS, ABC, NBC, DuMont, and first-run syndication. Just remember, most of these shows aired live. favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 3 reviews ) Topics: Classic TV, Television, 1951, Early Television, Kinescope, ABC, CBS, NBC, 1950s, Live television,...
A gangster (Timothy Farrell) who operates a sleazy dance hall uses a sadistic bodyguard (Lenny Bruce) to keep his girls afraid and his customers in line. favoritefavoritefavorite ( 4 reviews ) Topic: Crime
Astro Blaster is a shoot 'em up arcade game released by Sega in 1981. The player controls a ship (bearing a resemblance to the Battlestar Galactica) which can fire and move left or right. The player must continuously monitor the onscreen temperature and fuel gauges; if the ship overheats, its weapon is disabled, and if it is depleted of fuel, the vessel itself explodes. The player must battle through waves of enemies, which attack with varied formations and flight patterns. When a wave is... favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 5 reviews )
Betmen Yarasa Adam is a crazy and low-budget Turkish superhero movie from 1973. It certainly portrays the Caped Crusader in a different light than westerners are used to seeing. He's a smirky, big-haired guy who smokes, uses a gun, frequents strip clubs (with Robin in tow), roughs up women, and habitually screws around behind his girlfriend's back. There is a cat-petting villain who resembles Blofeld. The film has a little mild nudity, so be forewarned. The film is in pretty so-so condition. In... favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 7 reviews ) Topics: Turkish, weird, psychotronic, Kilink, cult, vintage, Batman, sci-fi, superhero
Rare Sherlock Holmes film starring Raymond Massey as SHerlock Holmes. Lyn Harding who plays Dr Rylot later appeared as Moriarty in "Silver Blaze"/"Murder at the Baskervilles." favoritefavoritefavorite ( 7 reviews ) Topics: Sherlock Holmes, Raymond Massey